Meeting Minutes – December 2016
I. Call to Order
Welcome New Members and Guests
II. Review of Previous Minutes – Waived
III. Treasure's Report (Dave Kirsten)
The club is doing well financially, with a net surplus compared to last year.
IV. Current Business
Coconut Cup 2017 (Bob Billany)
Will be held at MIA Brewery March 3rd and 4th
Approximately eight judging sessions to be held on weekends leading up to it, also at MIA. Dates will be listed on Reggiebeer.com
Anyone interested in judging or helping others judge should join. No experience? Fear not! New judges will be paired with more experienced ones, it’s a great learning experience.
Jay Fonte was nominated as Swag Master, responsible for getting prizes for raffle and etc. Dan Barrett - Food Coordinator Matt Waldron - MASH’s greeter/ambassador
6 entries are allowed per member, at $7 per entry
Keeping the Coconut Cup is a big deal for MASH, so brew your best, and enter as much as you can!
Miami Beer Festival - January 2017
Dan Barrett has been in communication with the event coordinators.
Jan 14th, on the Marlins Stadium Field.
Rescheduled to Feb 9th.
There will be an online sign up for this event.
Kegs and people’s time are both needed!
V. New Business
Election of Officers for 2017
Membership Secretary - Marie Waldron
Librarian - Geoffrey Shideler
Treasurer – David Kirsten
President - Jorge Molina
Vice President - Dan Barrett
BotY Awards for 2016
2016 Intra-Club Winner - Mike Moussa
2016 Inter-Club Winner - Bob & Dave
Brewer of the Year –Bob & DAve
2017 BOTY -
Urban Brewers will be stocking extra supplies in advance for each BOTY style.
The entry fee is being waived for 2017.
Bring 3 12oz bottles, or 2 bombers so that there is plenty for judging and sharing.
Edukos is a soon to be arriving Venezualan/American craft beer tavern, to focus on craft beer and brewing. Will be opening by the Marlins Stadium area. You can follow “Edukos Miami” on Twitter for business updates.
2017 Florida Beer Circuit.
Club pays for first two entries, and will try to coordinate group shipping and beer railroads.
On Jan 7th, at 305 Brews, a fairly new joint in MidTown, 12 p.m.
Bring home brew, come out for social time, may have house specials as well.
Dec: Open/Best of Show
1st - John Bankston - German Pilsner
2nd - John Guilarte - Chocolate Stout
3rd - Mike Moussa - Chocolate Milk Stout
Jan: India Pale Ale
Jan 28th - Optimist Club Homebrew Comp
Held at Tom’s NFL
Cash prizes, including $150 for first prize.
Winners determined by popular vote.
VIII. Adjournment and Next Meeting
Next meeting: January 26, 2017 (we're back at Lincoln’s Beard)